News: Brittney Griner Testifies During Russian Drug Trial

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Kareem Elgazzar-USA TODAY Sports

WNBA star Brittney Griner testified during her drug trial in Russia on Wednesday. Griner claims the language interpreter that was provided during her questioning allegedly translated only a fraction of what was being said, and officials instructed her to sign documents without providing an explanation as to why.

Griner was arrested in a Moscow airport back in February for carrying cannabis oils in her luggage, which is a felony in Russia that carries a sentence of ten years in prison if convicted. Griner recently acknowledged that she was carrying vape cartridges that contained cannabis oils in her luggage. Griner’s attorney recently presented a U.S doctor’s note that recommended the 31-year old use medical cannabis to treat pain.

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